As the only Canadian conference dedicated to captive insurance, this is the must-attend event for current and prospective captive owners, domiciles, risk managers and corporate insurance professionals.
Manage your risks, reduce your costs, understand your market and maximize the effectiveness of your corporate and captive insurance programs.
Engage directly with leaders in risk management and source best practices for using captives as part of your investment strategy. Gain insider insights into captives through case studies, panel discussions and interactive sessions.
Develop a blueprint to:
Overcome the unique challenges of captive and corporate insurance and take away strategies to reduce costs, capture new opportunities and maximize investment returns.
Stay on top of the latest changes and trends in captive insurance!
Patrick Walker is Senior Manager, Group Risk Financing, for Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining companies in the world. He is currently the president of one captive insurance company, and on the board of another. Mr. Walker believes that a strategic approach to complex, integrated, global insurance risks, is crucial in the world of international captives. With a degree in economics and an MBA in Finance, Mr. Walker understands intimately the relationships between risk, reward, and return on investment. One of his favorite axioms? “I’m a risk manager, not a risk avoider”.
Graham has been with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) since 2001 and is currently Corporate Director, Risk Management. In this role he works with all areas and levels of the organization to proactively manage risk, assist in resolving conflict, and to support staff and clinicians in dealing with challenging situations they may become confronted with.
Prior to joining the health authority, he was with the Risk Management Branch of the Government of British Columbia where he had responsibility for the management of a broad range of litigated and non-litigated claims within the provincial public sector, including hospitals (health authorities), schools and colleges, selected agencies, boards, commissions and crown corporations. In that role, he provided risk management advice to a client group of ministries, was a member of provincial interagency councils on emergency preparedness and emergency response, and also served as Chair of the Disaster Financial Assistance Appeals Board for BC.
Has worked in the field of risk management for the last 30 years, and has a particular interest in the areas of conflict resolution, alternate dispute resolution, and ethics.
He has enjoyed the many opportunities over the years to volunteer in formal and informal capacities in the community.
Lynn Tenerowicz, B.S.N., J.D. currently serves as Chief Risk Officer for Baystate Health. In this role, Lynn has executive responsibility for the administration and oversight of the operations of the Health System’s Risk Management programs, Litigation and Claims Management, and Property and Casualty Risk Financing programs. She manages a comprehensive insurance program involving such activities as insurance purchasing, insurance consulting, and coordinating claims handling for all lines of insurance. Lynn also administers the health system’s wholly‐owned insurance company and oversees underwriting of professional and general liability insurance and administration of a Community Physician Insurance Program. She holds a B.S.N. from Downstate Medical Center SUNY) and a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University.
Mr. Frank Naus received his MSc from the University of Waterloo and his MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is currently a Doctoral candidate at Walden University in Business Administration with a specialization in Healthcare Management. Frank’s career includes nine years of service with Astra Pharma (Canada) Inc., ten years in the contract clinical research industry, and five years working as a consultant. Since 2012 he has been the Director of Research Administration at Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation (HHSC) where his responsibilities include the Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board (HiREB) (administrative oversight), Research Financial Services, Research Contracts, Research Capital and Infrastructure, and Research Development and Relations. In December of 2013, Frank became HHSC’s Vice President Research.